People now think that if you don’t answer them within a few minutes you are ignoring them or aren’t interested. Sorry I couldn’t respond to you because I was playing Littlest Pet Shop with my daughter for the past hour or I was making dinner and couldn’t have my phone glued to my hand.
If we’re going to be absurd, let’s at least be aware of how silly all of this is while we’re doing it. Let’s call ourselves out and police each other, and try to be better – more present, and more real.
It happens to everyone. You’re in the middle of reading something on your lunch break and your heart sinks. Is this another millennial think piece on ‘Girls’?!?????
There’s something to be said for knowing what you want and going after it. And in today’s world, you don’t have to be ashamed for being one of those people.
We are all unique individuals. It is preposterous to believe that beings as complex as humans can be classified in such a cookie cutter fashion based on their gender, race, or generation.
If you’re a Millennial employee in the public or private sector, your wages are probably being suppressed to pay for the pensions of Baby Boomers who have one foot in retirement.
In Paris if you’re in love (And also really rich) You can buy a cruise on the Seine And dinner at the Eiffel tower I’m in love but I’m not in Paris And I’m certainly not rich And there’s a…
The quarter life crisis happens to a lot of people; don’t let it get to you too much. As Leslie Knope once said, “I love personal crossroads.” It’s okay to just enjoy it and do your best.
I’m tired of the millennial stereo type and I will not identify myself inside this box because it just does not fit.
Combining anecdotes from her own childhood with the voices of male and female rappers, anonymous posts on confessional apps (Yik Yak, Secret, Whisper), and demographic data regarding what’s wrong with millennials, Natalie Shields composes a portrait of a generation that…